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Elizabeth Graves Smartt, 101
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Elizabeth Graves Smartt, 101, was born July 12, 1920 and died Jan. 15 at her residence following an extended illness.

A homemaker and member of Smyrna Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Lee Hayes Etter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Marcus F.C. Smartt and brother Eugene Etter.

Mrs. Smartt is survived by daughter and son-inlaw, Martha (Donald) Jones of McMinnville, grandchildren Randy Jones of Lawrenceburg, TN, Beth (Tim) Deason of McMinnville, Kyle (Kristi) Jones of McMinnville, and Andy Jones of McMinnville, eight great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren, nephew, Carl (Toni) Etter of Marietta, Ga., and niece Carlene (Wayne) Tenpenny of Jackson, IN.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at High’s Chapel with Ray Weddington officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at High’s. Online condolences may be made online at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 19, 2022